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Feb
20
comment Brightness problem with ubuntu 15.10 and z500 lenovo laptops
Well... It looks like that value '10' could cause your problem. The whole line would indicate, that you have a proprietary card and driver running on that machine. Try to boot the system with a higher value than '10'
Feb
13
comment Cannot log in after 15.10 Update, cannot use recovery mode
Take a glass of wine and listen to this song. Cheers ;)
Feb
12
comment Cannot log in after 15.10 Update, cannot use recovery mode
So reinstall over existing installation is an option on the installation medium ( described here ), although I cannot remember having done that myself. I have the /home directory on a separate partition, so I always do a fresh install.
Feb
12
comment Ubuntu first timer trying to boot from USB on an old Celeron M machine
I don't really know where the problem is. What you could do is to go with a minimal installation, as shown here and add the graphical environment after the 'core' installation
Feb
12
comment Cannot log in after 15.10 Update, cannot use recovery mode
Hmm... You really 'borked' your system with your unconventional upgrade procedure. I guess it is not worth, working on it any longer. You would have to 1.) fix your package status, 2.) fix the graphical environment. You probably have a mix of packages and config files. You could pull out the 'package sledgehammer', called 'tasksel' and remove the complete graphical environment. But that's really only for advanced users! I only recommend that, if you know what you are doing. And again... you would first have to fix the package status, before you could eventually install the tasksel package.
Feb
12
comment Cannot log in after 15.10 Update, cannot use recovery mode
We can continue to debug. For me the next step would be to install the gdm login manager. During installation you will be prompted to choose between gdm and lightdm. Choose gdm. If you are lucky you get an alternate login manager screen, that will maybe allow you to login. -> 'sudo apt-get install gdm'. Let's see what that does...
Feb
12
comment Cannot log in after 15.10 Update, cannot use recovery mode
Do 'cat /etc/issue' in your shell. What version of ubuntu is installed?
Feb
12
comment Cannot log in after 15.10 Update, cannot use recovery mode
'cat /etc/issue' in a Terminal will give you the version of Ubuntu that is installed. If you are really still on 14.04, wait until you will be prompted to upgrade to 16.04.
Feb
11
comment Cannot log in after 15.10 Update, cannot use recovery mode
Do the 'dpkg -l...' command and "sudo apt-get purge" the installed packages. It's possible that there is only "xserver-xorg-video-intel" installed.
Feb
11
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Feb
11
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Feb
11
revised Is swap area required? Can we install Ubuntu without a swap area?
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11
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Feb
11
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Feb
11
comment Using x32 Program on x64 Architecture Ubuntu 15.10
By the way... If the module is not loaded at boot, just ad 8812au to the file /etc/modules
Feb
11
comment Using x32 Program on x64 Architecture Ubuntu 15.10
Try to dig the issues page here for some solution. There might be a solution
Feb
11
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answered Using x32 Program on x64 Architecture Ubuntu 15.10